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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Humpback whales in Alaska

Pumps and conveyor belts. How could more whales help save us?

We are excited to announce backing for two ground-breaking research projects to assess the little...
Amazon River dolphin (Boto)

River dolphins observed playing with anaconda

Researchers in Bolivia recorded an unusual interaction between local rivers dolphins and an anaconda snake...

Mystery surrounds death of Franciscana dolphins

Investigations are underway into the possible cause of death of a large number of Franciscana dolphins that have washed up on several beaches in Argentina.

Experts are unsure why 23 of the endangered Franciscana dolphins, found last week, have stranded but many seem to have markings on their snouts.

The dolphins washed up on beaches south of Buenos Aires and seem to have died at the same time.

Franciscana dolphins are an endangered species found in the waters off Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. They face many threats and WDC’s Argentinian office is working to protect this species – find out more